WAFUL ANNEX

 

Tempa Lydia (Waful) Gardner Pedigree

(Start at generation 3, below.)

 

Special thanks to George Edgar Drake for preserving much of the information and photos available in this annex.

 

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Origin of the surname “Waful:”

 

 

Generation

 

8  

 

7   Johannes Wabel

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Of Dutch descent.

 

2.  Wife:

 

Born .  Died .

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Philip Waful: See generation 6, below.

 

6   Philip Waful

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

2.  Wife: Lovisa Fairchild

 

Born .  Died .

 

3.  Children: (order uncertain)

 

a. Conrad Waful: (perhaps) Born about 1805.  Employed as a physician.  Married Mary B. (?) (b. abt 1805, before Conrad).

 

1870 US Census: Conrad, age 65 and employed as a physician, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary (age 65).  Both were born in New York State.

 

1880 US Census: Conrad, age 74 (b. NYS, as were his parents) and employed as an M.D., was heading a household in LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary B. Waful (age 75, b. NYS, parents b. PA).

 

b. Heman Waful: See generation 5, below.

 

5   Heman Waful (photos) (more info)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born about 1809 in the Mohawk River basin of New York State.  Died 1878, age 71 years, 2 months, 13 days; interred Sheepfold Cemetery, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a farmer.  Purchased approximately 50 acres of land in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York from V. LeRay de Chaumont on 1 July 1851 (recorded 5 Aug).  Moved, via ox-drawn wagons, from Herkimer County (the Mohawk River Valley region), New York, to LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York area, where he engaged in farming.  Was among the earliest settlers of LeRay Township.

 

1850 US Census: Herman, age 41 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his son, Hiram Waful (age 12); son, Rosilla Waful (age 11); wife, Jemima Waful (age 33); daughter, Demetia Waful (age 8); daughter, Louisa Waful (age 6); daughter, Tempa Waful (age 4); and daughter, Emily Waful (age 4 months).  All were born in New York State.

 

1855 NYS Census: Heman Waful, age 48 (b. Herkimer Co.) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jemima Waful, age 39 (b. Herkimer Co.); son, Hiram J. Waful, age 17 and employed as a farmer; son, Rosell P. Waful, age 16 and employed as a farmer; daughter, Demetria P. Waful, age 13; daughter, Lovisa M. Waful, age 11; daughter, Tempa A. Waful, age 9; daughter, Helen Waful, age 5; son, Lester D. Waful, age 3; and daughter, Esther Ann Waful, age 11 months.

 

1860 US Census: Hiram/Himen, age 53 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jemima Waful (age 43); Son, Hiram J. Waful (age 22, employed as a farmer); son, Russel E. Waful (age 21, employed as a farmer); Lovisa Waful (age 16); daughter, Tempa A. Waful (age 14); daughter, Helen M. Waful (age 10); son, Lester D. Waful (age 8); daughter, Esther Waful (age 6); son, Fredrick Waful (age 4); and son, Charles Waful (age 1).  All were born in New York State.

 

1865 NYS Census: Heman Waful, age 57 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jemima Waful, age 48 (b. Herkimer Co., NY) and mother of 12; daughter, Tempa A. Waful, age 18 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and never married; daughter, Hellen M. Waful, age 14 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Leicester D. Waful, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); daughter, Ester A. Waful, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); son, Fred Waful, age 8 (b. Jefferson Co., NY); and son, Charles Waful, age 6 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

     

1870 US Census: Herman, age 63 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jemima Waful (age 54); son, Fred Waful (age 13); Charley Waful (age 11); Lester Waful (age 19); and Helen Waful (age 20, employed in cheese factory).  All were born in New York State.

 

1875 NYS Census: Heman Waful, age 68 (b. Herkimer Co.) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Jemima Waful, age 57 (b. Herkimer Co.); son, Charley Waful, age 16 (b. Jefferson Co.); and apparently under the same roof, another household headed by Demetrie Mosier (female), age 33 (b. Jefferson Co.); and her daughter, Amelia E. Mosier, age 13 (b. Jefferson Co.).

 

1880 US Census: Jemima Waful, age 64 (b. NYS, as were her parents), was heading a household in LeRaysville, LeRay Township.  She shared her dwelling with the household of her son, Fred Waful (age 24) and his wife, Chloe Waful (age 20) and their son, L.D. Waful (age 11 months).  Jemima’s household also included her son, Charles Waful (age 21, b. NYS).

 

2.  Wife: Jemima Ross (photos)

 

Born 1815/17 in New York State.  Died 1896, age 81 years, 1 month, 2 days; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.

 

3.  Children: (12 total who survived to adulthood, 10/11 of which follow)

 

a. Hiram Jefferson Waful: See generation 4, below.

 

b. Russell/Rosilla/Rosell P./E. Waful: (male) Born about 1839.  In 1906 resided at Oswego, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Employed as a farmer.

 

1865 NYS Census: R. P. Waful, age 26 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a merchant, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Adelie Waful, age 21 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 1; and daughter, Lillian Waful, age 4 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

Russell Waful married Adelie (?) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Lillian Waful: Born about 1865.

 

c. Demetria/Demetia E. Waful: Born about 1842 in New York State.  Died 29 September 1927, age 85; interred Sheepfold Cemetery, LeRaysville (now Ft. Drum), Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Albert Mosher, age 28 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Demetria Mosher, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and mother of 1; and daughter, Candice? Mosher, age 5 (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Albert P. Mosher, age 35 and employed as a hotel proprietor, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Dematria Mosher (age 28 and employed as a landlady); and daughter, Camelia E. Mosher (age 10).  All were born in New York State.

 

Demetria Waful married (1st) Albert P. Mosher (b. abt 1835, d. 1875, age 39 years, 6 months; interred Sheepfold Cem.) of LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York, who was employed as a hotel proprietor, and had the following children:

 

(1. Candice?/Camelia/Amelia E. Mosher: Born about 1860.  Married Frederick Phelps of LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(2. Albert "Bertie" Mosher, Jr.: (perhaps) Born 1864.  Died 1864, age 32 days; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.

 

Demetria (Waful) Mosher married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Edward Converse (more info) (b. 22 May 1819 at Kent, Litchfield Co., CT, d. 8 Feb 1901, age 81 yrs., 9 mo.; interred Sheepfold Cem.), son of Hiram (d. 4 Jul 1878, age 84; interred Sheepfold Cem) and Sarah (Rust) Converse (d. 4 Dec 1864, age 68, interred Sheepfold Cem.) of Sterlingville, Jefferson County, New York, on 13 February 1879 and resided at Theresa, Jefferson County.  Edward married (1st) Latetia A. Barber (d. 17 May 1874, age 49; interred Sheepfold Cem.), daughter of Abram and Dorcas (?) Barber of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York on 28 September 1858 and perhaps had the following daughter:

 

·       Ann J. Converse: Born about 1827.  Died 1852, age 25; interred Sheepfold Cem.

 

Edward and Demetria (Waful)(Mosher) Converse had the following daughter:

 

(3. (?) Converse: Married Burton W. Aldrich of Philadelphia, Jefferson County, New York.

 

d. Lovica/Lovisa M. Waful: (photos) (more info) Born 12 January 1844 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died October 1940; interred Black River Cemetery, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Married Ashbill Fowler, generation 4 of the Fowler Annex, on 24 April 1861 at her parents’ home and resided at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1936 apparently resided at Brownville, Jefferson County, New York.  Lovisa and Ashbill had 7 children (see Fowler Annex).

 

e. Tempa A. Waful: Born about 1846/47.

 

f. Emily Waful: (perhaps) Born about 1849/50.  Probably died young.

 

g. Helen M. Waful: (photos) (more info) Born 27 July 1850 at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Perhaps a twin sister of Emily Waful.  Died 10 February 1936, age 85, at her farm home on the shore of St. James Lake near LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York; interred LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery.  In 1870 was employed in a cheese factory.  Married Eugene Gene A. Child (photos) (more info) (b. 20 May 1847 in LeRay Twp, Jefferson Co., N.Y., d. Thursday, 26 Sep 1929, age 82, at home; interment Sheepfold Cemetery, LeRaysville), son of William and Irene (Barber) Child, on 3 December 1872 at the old Waful farm in LeRay Township and resided at LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.  Apparently had no children.

 

Note: By one account, Nora E. Gardner resided with Helen M. (Waful) Child at LeRaysville.

 

1850 US Census: “Emily” Waful was age 4 months and living with her parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New  York.

 

1860 US Census: Helen M. was age 10 and living with her parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Eugene A. Child, age 13, resided in the household headed by his father, William Child, age 38 and employed as a farmer, in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included Mary Miles (age 25); Ella A. Miles (age 3); and Marquis Night (age 18, employed as a farm hand).  All were born in New York State.

 

1870 US Census: Helen, age 20 and employed in a cheese factory, was living with her parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Eugene Child, age 33 and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Hellen Child (age 30).  Both, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1900 US Census: Eugene, age 53 (b. May 1847) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife of 28 years, Hellen M. Child (age 49 – b. Jul 1850, had had no children).  Both, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1910 US Census: Eugene A., age 62, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 38 years, Helen M. Child (age 59, had had no children).

  

1920 US Census: Eugene E. Child, age 72 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household on Mud Street Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Helen M. Child (age 69).

 

1930 US Census: Helen M. Child, age 79, widowed, 1st m. age 22, was, apparently, living alone and heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, apparently next to a household headed by her brother, Lester, D. Waful (age 77), on one side, and a household headed by her sister, Lovisa Fowler (age 86), on the other.

 

By one account Eugene A. Child had the following children, census accounts do not support this:

 

(1. Daughter: Married W. Latimer Gardner and resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(2. Edward “Ed” Child: (photos) (more info) Born and raised at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Moved to Oakland, California in 1913.

 

(3. Thomas “Tom” Child: Resided in northwestern New York State.

 

h. Leicester "Lester" D. Waful: (more info) Born 8 May 1852 at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 6 July 1933, age 81, at home in the Village of LeRaysville; interred LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery.  Was employed as a carpenter.

      

1855 NYS Census: Lester D. Waful, age 3, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Lester D. Waful, age 8, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Leicester D. Waful, age 13, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Lester Waful, age 19, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1875 NYS Census: L. D. Waful, age 23 (b. Jefferson Co.) and employed as a sawyer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful, age 25 (b. Canada); and daughter, Mertie Waful, age 1 1/3 yr (b. Jefferson Co.).

 

1880 US Census: L. D. Waful, age 28 and employed as a laborer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful (age 30, b. Canada, father b. Canada, mother b. NYS); daughter, Mertie Waful (age 6); son, Lester Waful (age 3, twin); and daughter, Ester Waful (age 3, twin).  All but Sarah, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1900 US Census: Lester, age 48 (b. May 1852) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife of 30 years, Sarah Waful, age 50 (b. May 1850).  Both, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1905 NYS Census: Lester Waful, age 53, was heading a household on LeRaysville Road near Evans Mills.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful, age 55.

 

1910 US Census: Lester D. Waful, age 57 and employed as a carpenter, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife of 38 years, Sarah Waful (age 59, had had 3 children, 2 still alive).

 

1915 NYS Census: No record found.

 

1920 US Census: Lester D. Waful, age 67 and employed as a house carpenter, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful (age 69, b. English speaking Canada, as were her parents, did not know when she immigrated to the US).

 

1925 NYS Census: Lester D. Waful, age 72, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful, age 75

 

1930 US Census: Lester D. Waful, age 77 (1st m. age 20) was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Sarah Waful (age 79, 1st m. age 21, b. English speaking Canada, as were her parents; immigrated to the US in 1853).

 

Lester D. Waful married Sarah Guthrie (b. 19 May 1850 in Ontario, Canada, d. 22 Dec 1932, age 82, at home in LeRaysville; interment LeRaysville Cemetery), daughter of William and Nancy (Neville) Guthrie, on 31 December 1870 at Great Bend, Champion Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Sarah and her parents moved to Theresa, Jefferson County, New York about 1854.  Lester and Sarah had the following children: (order uncertain) 

 

(1. Myrtle “MertieWaful: Born 1874 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there 1890; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.

 

(2. Lester H. Waful: Twin.  Born April 1877.  Employed in the Black River Paper Mill, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Resided on N. Main Street in the Village of Black River.

 

1880 US Census: Lester Waful, age 3, resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Lester Waful, age 23 (b. Apr 1877) and employed in a paper mill, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Bertha Waful, age 22 (b. Dec 1877; had had 1 child, still alive) and employed in a paper mill); and daughter, Onelia (sp) Waful, age 3 mo. (b. Feb 1900).  All, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1905 NYS Census: Lester H. Waful, age 28, was heading a household on LeRay Street in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bertha Waful, age 27; and daughter, Anita Waful, age 5.

 

1910 US Census: Lester H. Waful, age 32, was heading a household on N. Main Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Bertha B. Waful (age 32, had had 1 child, still alive); and daughter, Areita P. Waful (age 10).

 

1915 NYS Census: Lester Waful, Jr., age 38, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Oneita P. Waful, age 15.

 

1920 US Census: Lester H. Waful, age 42, a widower, and employed as a paper maker in a paper mill, was heading a household at 163 N. Main Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his daughter, Oneita P. Waful (age 19, single).

 

1925 NYS Census: Lester H. Waful, age 48, resided in the household headed by his son-in-law in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Lester H. Waful, age 52, single, and employed as a paper mill operator, was boarding in the household headed by Luke Burrows at 144 Maple Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Lester H. Waful married (1st) Bertha B. (?) (b. abt 1878), who in 1900 was also employed in a paper mill, and had the following daughter:

 

(a. Onelia/Areita (sp) P. Waful: Born February 1900.

 

Lester D./H. Waful, Jr. married (2nd) Mary Jones on 6 November 1907 and had the following children:

 

(b. Rachel Waful: Married Ceylon Caulfield and resided at Croton Falls, North Salem Township, Westchester County, New York.  Rachel and Ceylon had the following children:

 

(1) Erma Caulfield.

 

(2) Thomas Eugene Caulfield.

 

(c. Claude Waful: Resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1) Frederick Waful.

 

(3. Esther H. Waful: (photos) Twin.  Born 23 April 1877 at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1982 at Watertown, New York; interred Black River Cemetery.  Married Jerome Joseph Simonet (b. 2 Apr 1870 at Belfort, NY, d. 29 Nov 1943 at Watertown, NY; interred with Esther) (Para 3.b.(1. of gen. 5 of the Simonet Annex) on 26 June 1895 and resided at 414 Broadway Avenue East, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1900 James was employed as a farmer.  At some later point he was manager of the old Eastern Estates Tea Company store in Watertown.

 

1900 US Census: James, age 30 (b. Apr 1870 in NYS, as were his parents) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 5 years, Esther, age 23 (b. Apr 1877 in NYS), had had 1 child, still alive; and daughter, Naoma, age 2 (b. Sep 1897 in NYS).

 

James and Esther (Waful) Simonet had the following daughter:

 

(a. Naomi Esther Simonet: Born 25 September 1897 at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Tuesday, (?) 1986, age 88, at Mercy Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York; interred Black River Cemetery.  Graduated from Black River High School and the Watertown School of Commerce.  For many years Naomi was employed as a secretary in a medical office.  In 1931 she was employed as a dental hygienist.  She married (1st) Dr. Stanley E. Williams (b. 24 May 1895, d. Monday, 28 Jul 1958) (more info), a chiropractor, on 29 December 1931 at Holy Family Church.  Naomi Esther (Simonet) Williams married (2nd) Merlin Goodison (d. Mar 1972) on 6 August 1960 and resided at 413 Academy Street, Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  No children.

  

i. Esther Ann Waful: Born about 1854. Married William Martin and in 1906 resided at Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Also resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

      

1860 US Census: Ester was age 6 and living with her parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Esther, age 16, b. NYS, was employed as a house keeper in the household of William S. Phelp (age 48, b. NYS, employed as an attorney) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included William’s wife, Julia Phelp (age 48, b. France); and son, Fred J. Phelp (age 20, employed as a grocery & dry goods retailer).

 

j. Frederick “Fred” Waful: Born about 1856. 

 

1880 US Census: Fred Waful, age 24 (b. NYS, as were his parents), was heading a household in LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Shared a dwelling with the household of his mother, Jemima Waful (age 64).  The household also included his wife, Chloe Waful (age 20, b. NYS, parents b. Canada); and son, L. D. Waful (b. Jul 1879 – age 11 months)

 

1905 NYS Census: Chloe J. Waful, age 45, was heading a household on LeRay Street in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son, L.D. Waful, age 25; daughter, Lillian C. Waful, age 18; son, Jay Fred Waful, age 17; son, Harold J. Waful, age 14; and daughter, Irene V. Waful, age 11.

 

1910 US Census: Chloe J. Waful, age 50 and widowed, was heading a household on N. Main Street in Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  She was born in NYS, her father was born in English speaking Ireland, and her mother was born in English speaking Canada.  She had had 6 children, and 5 were still alive.  The household also included her son, Roy H. Waful (age 28, single, and b. NYS, as were his parents); son, Harold J. Waful (age 19, single, b. NYS); and daughter, Irene V. Waful (age 15, single, b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Chloe Waful, age 55, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Irene B. Waful, age 21.

 

1920 US Census: Chloe J. Waful, age 59 (b. NYS, father b. English speaking Ireland, mother b. English speaking Canada) and widowed, was heading a household at 14 N. Main Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son-in-law, William B. Sylvester (age 25 (b. NYS, as were his parents); and Williams wife, Irene B. (Waful) Sylvester (age 25, b. NYS, as were her parents).

 

1925 NYS Census: Chloe Waful, age 65, was heading a household in Ward 3 of the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1930 US Census: Chloe Waful, age 70 (1st m. age 18; b. NYS, father b, N. Ireland, mother b. English speaking Canada) and widowed, was heading a household at 1028 Academy Street in the City of Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her son-in-law, William A. Sylvester (age 35, 1st m. age 24, b. NYS, as were his parents, employed as a traveling rug and linoleum salesman); daughter, Irene (Waful) Sylvester (age 35, 1st m. age 24); and granddaughter, Rosalie Sylvester (age 9).

 

Frederick Waful married Chloe J. Dowdell (photos) (more info) (b. abt 1860 in NYS) and had the following children:

   

(1. L.D. Waful: (more info) Born July 1879.  Died 21 July 1948.  Resided in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Employed as a merchant for more than 45 years; operated a men’s wear, candy, and tobacco store in the Village of Black River.  Also distributed the Watertown Daily Times newspaper for many years from about 1891 to at least the 1940s.

 

1880 US Census: L.D. Waful was 11 months old and resided with his parents in the household headed by his grandmother, Jemima Waful in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1910 US Census: L.D. Waful, age 30, was heading a household on N. Main Street in Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 2 years, Mary Waful (age 25, b. English speaking Canada, as were her parents, immigrated in 1901, had had 1 child, still alive); daughter, Rachel L. Waful (age 1.5).

 

1915 NYS Census: L.D. Waful, age 35, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Waful, age 30; daughter, Rachel L. Waful, age 6; son, Fred C. Waful, age 4; and son, Coland Waful, age 2.

 

1920 US Census: L.D. Waful, age 40 and employed as a merchant (tobacco store), was heading a household at 155 N. Main Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary (age 34, b. English speaking Canada, as were her parents); daughter, Rachel L. Waful (age 10); and Claude L. Waful (age 7).

 

1925 NYS Census: L.D. Woffell, age 45, was heading a  household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Woffell, age 40 (b. Canada; 24 yrs in the US); daughter, L. Rachel Woffell, age 16 (b. Canada); and son, L. Claud Woffell, age 12 (b. NYS). Cluse5

 

1930 US Census: L.D. Waful, age 50 (1st married age 28) and employed as a clothing merchant, was heading a household at 113 N. Main Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Waful (age 45, 1st married age 22); daughter, Rachel L. Waful (age 21); and son, Claud L. Waful (age 17).

 

1940 US Census: L.D. Waful, age 60 (b. Canada) and employed as proprietor of a store, was heading a household on N. Main street in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  He had completed 4 years of high school.  The household also included his wife, Mary Waful, age 55 (b. NYS) and employed as a cosmetics sales lady, who had completed 8th grade.

 

L.D. Waful married Mary Jones (photos) (b. 20 Mar 1885 at Tamborth, Canada, d. 21 Nov 1949, age 64, at Mount Kisco Hospital, Croton Falls, N.Y. from complications of a heart ailment; interred Black River Cemetery), daughter of Charles and Henrietta (Shires) Jones, originally from Canada, on 6 November 1907 at her parents residence and resided at Black River.  Of interest, Mary had the following siblings:

 

·          Sister: Married William Wager and in 1949 resided at Oshawa, Canada.

·          Richard Jones: In 1949 resided at Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

·          William Jones: In 1949 resided at Brockport, St. Lawrence County, New York.

·          Edward Jones: In 1949 resided at Camillus, New York.

 

Mary (Jones) Waful emigrated from Canada to the United States at age 11 (about 1896).  Shortly after Lester’s death, Mary moved to Croton Falls, Westchester County, New York to reside with her daughter, Rachel.  Lester and Mary (Jones) Waful had the following children:

 

(a. Rachel L. Waful: (more info) Born about 1909.  Graduated from Black River High School in 1926 and the Carthage Teacher’s training class in 1927.  Taught 3 years before marriage in the Champion Huddle Grammar School.  Married Ceylon K. Caulfield on Saturday, 19 April 1930 at the Lester Waful residence in Black River and subsequently resided at Chappaqua and Croton Falls, Westchester County, New York.  Ceylon graduated from Black River High School in 1925, the Carthage Teacher’s training class in 1926, and Potsdam Normal School, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York in June 1930.  He taught in rural schools for 2 years before returning to school at Potsdam.  They moved to Chappaqua, New York (near N.Y. City), where Ceylon taught at Horace Greeley High School.  Ceylon and Rachel had the following children:

 

(1) Erma Caulfield.

 

(2) Thomas Eugene Caulfield.

 

(b. Fred C. Waful: Born about 1911.

 

(c. Claude L. Waful: Born about 1913.  Resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  Married (?) and had the following son:

 

(1) Lawrence Frederick Waful.

 

(2. Lillian C. Waful: Born about 1882 in New York State.

 

(3. Roy H. Waful: Born about 1882.

 

1905 NYS Census: Roy Waful, age 24, was boarding in the household headed by Margaret J. Emerson, age 66, on William Street in the Village of Dexter, Brownville Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

(4. Jay Fred Waful: Died 11 July 1923.  Resided at Black River and Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Was Chief of the federal prohibition (against alcoholic beverages) enforcement organization in the Syracuse, New York district.  Later became Chief of a squad of revenue agents investigating breweries.

 

1925 NYS Census: Harriett Waful, age 38 (b. Canada; in US 18 years), was heading a household in Ward 5 of the City of Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included her son, Donald Waful, age 9.

 

Jay Fred Waful married, as her 1st husband Harriett (?) and had the following children:

 

(a. Lieutenant Donald "Don" R. Waful: (photos) (more info) Born about 1916 in New York State.  Graduated from Syracuse University in 1937.  Was employed by Merchants Bank of Syracuse when he enlisted in the U.S. Army in April 1941 and completed basic training at nearby Pine Camp until October 1941.  Completed officer training school at Fort Knox, Kentucky and was subsequently commissioned as a 2nd lieutenant.  Served as a tank platoon commander at Fort Dix, New Jersey from February 1942 to May 1942, when he was transferred to Ireland in preparation for the invasion of North Africa, where in December 1942 at Belfast, Ireland he married (1st) Lieutenant Olga Casciolini "Cassie" of Framingham, Massachusetts, an Army nurse.  In December 1943 was serving in Tunisia, northwest Africa, during World War II, when he was reported missing in action.  His tank, and 3 others had gotten stuck in the mud, making them all easy prey for capture by the Germans.  Was initially held as a prisoner of war by the Italians, who at the time were allied with the Germans.  Subsequently transported by train to German prisoner of war camp Oflag 64, Szubin, Poland.

 

(b. Melva Waful: Born about 1919 in New York State.

 

After the War was employed in the baseball industry, eventually becoming President of the Syracuse, New York Chiefs minor league team.  Following Cassie's death, Donald married (2nd) (?). 

 

Following Jay’s death, Harriett married (2nd) R. W. Lancaster and resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(5. Harold James Waful: (photos) (more info) Born 2 January 1891 at Black River, Jefferson County, New York, son of Fred and Chloe (?) Waful.  Died 7 June 1956, age 65; interred Hillcrest Memorial Park, West Palm Beach, Florida.  Graduated from Black River High School and was employed as an accountant.  Married Edith C. (?) (b. abt 1897) and resided first in Watertown, Jefferson County, New York, followed by Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.  They later resided at Lantana, Florida.  Harold and Edith had the following children:

      

1920 US Census: Harold Waful, age 29 and employed as a machinist in a paper mill, was heading a household at 102 State Street in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Edith Waful (age 22); daughter, Helen Waful (age 3 years and 3 months); and daughter, Hazel Waful (age 1 year and 6 months).

 

1925 NYS Census: Harold J. Waful, age 34, was heading a household in Dewitt Township, Onondaga County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Edith C. Waful, age 28; daughter, Helen M. Waful, age 9; and daughter, Hazel L. Waful, age 7.

 

(a. Helen M. Waful: Born about 1917.  Married (?) Pardew and in 1956 resided at Lantana, Florida.

 

(b. Hazel L. Waful: (photos) Born about 1919.  Married (?) Beard and in 1956 resided at Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York.

 

(6. Irene Viola Waful: Born about 1885.  Married William A./B. Sylvester, who was employed as a traveling rug and linoleum salesman.  In 1943 resided with her mother.  In 1956 resided with her mother at 1028 Boyd Street Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  Irene and William had the following daughter:

 

(a. Rosalie Sylvester: Born about 1921.

 

k. Charles “Charlie” H. Waful: (more info) Born about 1859 in Jefferson County, New York.  In 1906 resided at Deferiet, Wilna Township, Jefferson County, new York.  Later resided at East Rochester, Monroe County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Charles Waful, age 1 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Charles Waful, age 6 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1870 US Census: Charley Waful, age 11 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1880 US Census: Charles Waful, age 21 (b. NYS), resided with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1900 US Census: Charles H. Waful, age 40 (b. Mar 1860 in NYS) and employed as a day laborer, was heading a household in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Agnes C. Waful, age 30 (b. Jan 1870 in NYS); and niece, Emma C. Collins, age 16 (b. Nov 1884 in NYS).

 

1905 NYS Census: Charle H. Waful, age

 

1910 US Census: Charles Waful, age 51 (b. NYS), was heading a household in Perinton Township, Monroe County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Agnes C. Waful, age 39 (b. NYS); and roomer, Elizabeth Rogers, age 29 (b. NYS).

 

1915 NYS Census: Charles H. Waful, age 53, was heading a household in Perinton Township, Monroe County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Agnes C. Waful, age 39.

 

1925 NYS Census: Charles H. Waful, age 65, was heading a household in Perinton Township, Monroe County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Agnes C. Waful, age 55.

 

4   Hiram Jefferson Waful (photos) (more info)

 

1.  Biographical notes:

 

Born 1837 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died there Wednesday, (?) 1906, age 69, at City Hospital, Watertown, Jefferson County; interred LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery.  Employed as a farmer.  Employed as a farmer near LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1850 US Census: Hiram, age 12, was living with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1860 US Census: Hiram J., age 22, was employed as a farmer and living with his parents in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1865 NYS Census: Hiram J. Waful, age 27 (b. Jefferson Co., NY) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  He owned 270 acres of improved and 56 acres of unimproved land.  The household also included his wife, Mary L.(sp) age 25 (b. Oneida Co., NY) and mother of 1; and son, Simon H. Waful, age 1 year and 7 months (b. Jefferson Co., NY).

 

1870 US Census: Hiram, age 32 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Jane Waful (age 29); son, Simeon H. Waful (age 6); son, Edward Waful (age 4); daughter, Mary A. Waful (age 3); Elton J. Hicks (age 16) [Mary’s brother]; and Joseph Jarvis (age 19, employed as a farm hand).

 

1875 NYS Census: Hiramm Waful, age 37 (b. Jefferson Co.) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary J. Waful, age 33 (b. Oneida Co.); son, Simeon H. Waful, age 11 (b. Jefferson Co.); son, Edward E. Waful, age 9 (b. Jefferson Co.); daughter, Mary A. Waful, age 7 (b. Jefferson Co.); Libbie Waful, age 2 yrs, 5 mo. (b. Jefferson Co.); and servant, Nelson Jarvis, age 21 (b. Canada).

 

1880 US Census: H. J. Waful, age 42 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township.  The household also included his wife, Mary Jane Waful (age 39); son, Simeon H. Waful (age 16); son, Edward E. Waful (age 14); daughter, Minnie A. Waful (age 12); daughter, Libbie A. Waful (age 7); daughter, Tempa L. Waful (age 4); and daughter, Emma J. Waful (age 1).  All, and their parents, were born in New York State.

 

1900 US Census: Hirum Waful, age 62 (b. Nov 1837 in NYS; m. 38 yrs) and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Mary Jane Waful, age 60 (b. Feb? 1840 in NYS; m. 38 yrs), who had had 8 children, 6 of whom were still alive; son, Pearl E. Waful, age 17 (b. Sep 1882 in NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer; and boarder, Herbert Mason, age 21 (b. Jul 1878 in NYS), single, and employed as a farm laborer.

 

1905 US Census: Hiram J. Waful, age 67, was heading a household on Pleasant Road near LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Marie J. Waful, age 64; and son, Pearl E. Waful, age 22.

 

2.  Wife: Mary Jane Hicks (photos)

 

Born about 1840/41 in Oneida County, New York, daughter of Simeon and Lydia (Mosher) Hicks.  Died Tuesday, 20 November 1923, age 83, at home from complications of arterial sclerosis and heart problems; interred in the LeRaysville (Sheepfold) Cemetery.  Before marriage (at least) was employed as a school teacher.  Married Hiram Waful in 1862.

 

1910 US Census: Mary J., age 61 and widowed, was residing in the household of her daughter, Libbie, and her family in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Mary J. had had 8 children, 6 of whom were still alive.

 

1915 NYS Census: Mary J. Waful, age 74, resided in the household headed by her son, Pearl E. Waful in LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Mary Waful, age 79, was residing in the household of her son-in-law, Myron Gardner (age 56) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Tempa Gardner (age not given); grandson, Elwood Gardner (age 17, single); and grandson, Adrian Gardner (age 15).

 

3.  Children: (8 total)

 

a. Simeon “Sim” H. Waful: (photos) Born 1863 in Jefferson County, New York.  Died 1895/96; interred Sheepfold Cemetery.  Worked the family farm on Pleasant Street outside LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York for about 4 years.

 

1910 US Census: Mary J. Waful, age 46 and widowed, was heading a household in Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  She had had 1 child, still alive.  The household also included her son, Clarence C. Waful (age 18, single).

 

1915 NYS Census: Jennie Waful, age 51, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1920 US Census: Mary Waful, age 56, widowed, and residing in the household of her son, Clarence, in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.

 

Simeon H. Waful married Mary Jane “Jennie” Corey (photos) (b. abt 1864, d. ; interred Sheepfold Cem.) and had the following son:

 

(1. Clarence C. Waful: (photos) Born about 1892.  Died 1924.

 

1905 NYS Census: Clarence C. Waful, age 13, resided with his grandparents on Factory Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York (pg 12, line 34).

 

1910 US Census: Age 18, single, and residing with his mother in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.

 

1915 NYS Census: Clarence C. Waful, age 23, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Eslie Waful, age 24; and daughter, Ruth Waful, age 1.

 

1920 US Census: Clarence Waful, age 28 and employed as a book keeper in a manufacturing setting, was heading a household at 138 Main Street in the Village of Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Essie Waful (age 28); daughter, Ruth Waful (age 6); daughter, Bertha Waful (age 3 years and 4 months); mother, Mary J. Waful (age 56, widowed); and sister-in-law, Lucy Babcock (age 14).

 

1925 NYS Census: Essie I. Waful, age 34 (b. Canada) and 17-year resident of the US, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Ruth E. Waful, age 11; daughter, Bertha M. Waful, age 8; son, Clarence E. Waful, age 2; and mother, Mary J. Waful, age 62.

 

1930 US Census: Essie B. Waful, age 39 (b. French speaking Canada, as were her parents; spoke French; immigrated to the US in 1909) was heading a household at 138 Huntington Street in the Village of Black River, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included her daughter, Ruth E. Waful (age 16); daughter, Bertha M. Waful (age 13); and son, Claud E. Waful (age 7).

 

1940 US Census: Esie Waful, age 49 (b. English Canada), widowed, and employed as a housekeeper in a private home, was heading a household in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  She had completed 1 year of high school.  The household also included her daughter, Bertha Waful, age 23 (b. NYS), single, and employed as a school teacher, who had completed 3 years of college; and son, Edgar Waful, age 17 (b. NYS) and single, who had completed 4 years of high school.

 

Married Bessie “Essie” Irene Babcook (more info) (b. 15 Mar 1891 at Holleford (French speaking), Ont., Canada, d. 24 Mar 1975, age 84, at the home of her daughter, Ruth, from complications of a heart attack (pronounced dead at Mercy Hospital, Watertown; interred Sandford Corners Cemetery, Calcium), daughter of James T. and Martha Ellen (Redmond) Babcock of Holleford, Ontario, Canada, in 1912 at Adams, Jefferson County, New York and resided last at 110 W. Rutland Street, Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Of interest, Essie had the following siblings: (order uncertain)

 

·       Reverend A. Manley Babcook: Brother.  In 1975 resided at Wilmington, New York.

·       Half-sister: Married J.H. Tinkess and in 1975 resided at Kingston, Ontario, Canada.

·       Myrtle H. Babcook: Half-sister.  In 1975 was unmarried and resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

·       Lucy Babcook: Born about 1906.  Half-sister.  In 1920 resided with her sister, Bessie Irene (Babcook) Waful and her family in the Village of Black River, Jefferson County, New York.  Married (?) Campeau and in 1975 resided at Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.

·       James T. Babcook: Half-brother.  In 1975 resided at Whitesboro, New York.

·       Foster B. Babcook: Half-brother.  In 1975 resided at Spokane, Washington.

 

Essie emigrated from Canada to the United States at age 18 (about 1909).  She was employed for many years as a practical nurse at both Black River and Watertown.  Clarence and Essie had the following children:

       

(a. Ruth Eleanor Waful: (photos) Born about 1914 in New York State.  Married Glenn Chester Porter, son of George C. and Delia (Brown) Porter of RD #1, Black River, Jefferson County, New York, on 14 July 1934 at the Black River District parsonage of the Northern New York conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, 126 West Park Drive.  In 1975 Ruth and Glenn resided on Route 3, Dry Hill Road (RD #3), Watertown, Jefferson County, New York.  They had at least 5 children, including:

 

(1) David Porter.

 

(b. Bertha M. Waful: Born about 1916 in New York State.  Married Reverend Rolland “Rollo” Pierce of Whitesboro, New York.

 

(c. Clarence/Claud Edgar Waful: Born about 1923 in New York State.  Resided at Black River, Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York.

 

b. Edward “Ed” E. Waful: (photos) (more info) Born about 1866 and raised in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Wednesday, 21 July 1948, age 82, at his home, 5708 Blackstone Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.  Also resided at 5706-8-10 Washington Avenue, Chicago, Illinois.  Was employed as a contractor and resided at Chicago for 57 years.  Retired in 1931.  Married Ella (?) (photos) and had the following daughter:

 

(1. Daughter: Married Durbin Powland.

 

c. Mary “Minnie” “Min” A. Waful: (photos) Born about 1867/68.  Married George Kellar (photos) (relation to Keller Annex unknown) of LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York on 6 June 1894.

 

d. Elizabeth "Libbie"/“Lib” A. Waful: (photos) Born about 1873.  Married Clarence D. Haviland  (photos) (more info) (b. Mar 1873 at S. Glens Falls, Warren Co., N.Y., d. 12 Oct 1947, age 74, at Greeley, CO. after a long illness), son of Roger and Ellen (Gardner) Haviland of Glens Falls, New York, on 10 January 1894 and resided for the subsequent 3 years at Glens Falls.  Of interest, for a period of time it appears Warren Gardner was guardian for Clarence D. Haviland.

  

1910 US Census: Clarence D. Haviland, age 37, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 16 years, Libbie A. (Waful) Haviland (age 37, had had 3 children, all still alive); son, Harold C. Haviland (age 18, single); son, Elmer H. Haviland (age 12); son, Arthur L. Haviland (age 2); and mother-in-law, Mary J. Waful (age 61, widowed, had had 8 children, 6 still alive).

 

In the 1897 Clarence and Libbie moved to LeRaysville, Jefferson County, New York.  In 1918 they moved to Greeley, Colorado (1404 8th Street).  Clarence and Lib had the following children:

 

(1. Harold C. Haviland. (photos) Born about 1892.

 

(2. Elmer H. Haviland: (photos) (more info) Born about 1898.  Married Helen Bracewell (photos), daughter of C. W. Bracewell of 1130 13th Street, Greeley, Colorado, about 1900 and subsequently resided at Denver, Colorado, where Elmer was employed in the distributing yards of the Salzer Lumber Company.  Helen graduated 1920 from Colorado State Teacher’s College.  Elmer and Helen had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(a. Paul Haviland: (photos) Born about April 1923.  Married (?) and had at least 2 sons (b. abt 1943 & 1945), who resided at Salt Lake City in 1963.

 

(b. Harold C. Haviland: (photos) Born 1925.  Married Joanne Miller (her mother was Mrs. Miller; her grandmother was Mrs. Pryor) and had 4 children, including:

 

(1) Sharon Haviland: Born 1947.

 

(2) Richard Haviland: Born 1948.

 

(c. Leon Haviland: Born 1926.  Married (?) and had 4 children.

 

(d. Donald Eugene Haviland: (photos) Born 1929.  Married (?) and had 2 children.

 

(e. Vernon Haviland: Born 1934.  Married (?) and resided at California.  Vernon had at least 2 daughters (photos) (both young in 1963).

 

(f. Clarence Haviland: (photos) Born 1938.  Married (?) and had 3 children.

 

(3. Arthur L. Haviland: (photos) Born about 1908.  Married Mary (?) and resided at Greeley, Colorado.  Arthur and Mary had the following children:

 

(a. Artha Carol Haviland: (photos) Born 1943.

 

(b. Allan Haviland: (photos) Born 1946.

 

e. Tempa Lydia Waful: See generation 3, below.

 

f. Emma “Em” J. Waful: (photos) (more info) Born 6 July 1878 at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died Thursday, 23 May 1968, age 89, in a Dayton, Florida nursing home; interred Riverside Cemetery, Copenhagen, Lewis County, New York.  Attended LeRaysville Grammar School.  Married (1st) Leon Arcides Stoddard (photos) (d. 15 Jun/Apr 1918) on 21 June 1899 at her parents’ residence.  Leon taught school 1st at Great Bend, Jefferson County, New York, then at Ogdensburg, St. Lawrence County, New York, followed by one year teaching “in the west” before moving to Katonah, Bedford Township, Westchester County, New York, where he was employed as school Principal.  Emma and Leon (perhaps) had the following children: (order uncertain)

 

(1. Neva Stoddard: Married (?) Yeoman and resided at Edgewater, Florida.  Her mother resided with her until about 1965.

 

(2. Helen Stoddard: Married William “Bill” Shepard and resided at Baldwin, Hempstead Township, Nassau County, Long Island.

 

(3. Leon Arcides Stoddard, Jr.: Resided at Katonah, Bedford Township, Westchester County, New York.

 

(4. Marian Stoddard.

 

(5. Patricia Stoddard.

 

(6. Artie Stoddard: Married (perhaps) Marion (?) and (perhaps) had the following children:

 

(a. Patsy Stoddard.

 

(b. Linda Stoddard.

 

Emma J. (Waful) Stoddard married (2nd), as his 2nd wife, Howard Duff (photos) (d. 1956) in 1922 and initially resided at Katonah, Bedford Township, Westchester County, New York.  In 1952 Emma resided at Elmhurst (New York City area), New York.  Howard was employed by the New York Central Railroad Company.

 

g. Pearl/Perl E. Waful: (photos)(more info) Born 1882.  Died 1969; interred Woodlawn Cemetery, Sandy Creek, Oswego County, New York (gravestone spelling overseen by Nellie: "Pearl").  Youngest son; grew up on Pleasant Street outside LeRaysville.  Studied telegraphy and was employed initially as a telegraph operator, then changed to carpenter work.

  

1910 US Census: Pearl E. Waful, age 27 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife of 1 year, Nellie L. Waful (age 21, no children, employed as a school teacher in the district school); and Irving Croan (age 43, single, employed as an artist).

 

1915 NYS Census: Pearl E. Waful, age 31, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie L. Waful, age 26; daughter, Vivian A. Waful, age 3; and mother, Mary J. Waful, age 74.

 

1920 US Census: Pearl Waful, age 37 and employed as a grocery store merchant, was heading a household on Mud Street Road in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie L. Waful (age 31); daughter, Vivian A. Waful (age 8); and son, Glenn H. Waful (age 2 years and 1 month).

 

1925 NYS Census: Pearl E. Waful, age 42, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie L. Waful, age 36; daughter, Vivian A. Waful, age 13; and son, Glenn H. Waful, age 7.

 

1930 US Census: Pearl E. Waful, age 47, was heading a household in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included his wife, Nellie L. Waful (age 41); daughter, Vivian G. Waful (age 18); son, Glenn H. Waful (age 12); and son, Ralph E. Waful (age 2 years and 7 months).

 

1940 US Census: Pearl Waful, age 57 (b. NYS) and employed as a store keeper in a general store, was heading a household at LeRaysville, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Pearl  had completed 8th grade.  The household also included his wife, Nellie, age 51 9b. NYS), who had completed 2 years of high school; and son, Ralph, age 12, who had completed 7th grade.

 

Pearl E. Waful married Nellie Lenore Wilson (photos)(more info) (b. 1888, d. 1974; interred with Pearl), one of the 5 children of George Arthur and Estelle L. (Honeywell) Wilson (m. 23 Jun 1883 at Carthage) (photos)(more info) of Pleasant Street Road, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, on 25 December 1909 at the Methodist Parsonage, Felts Mills, Jefferson County.  Nellie also grew up on Pleasant Street and before marriage was employed locally as a school teacher.  After marriage Pearl and Nellie initially resided at the Waful homestead farm near LeRaysville.  In 1919 they purchased the general store in the Village of LeRaysville.  Nellie ran the store and Pearl was employed as a carpenter.  In 1941 Pearl and Nellie, like all of their nearby neighbors, had to move to facilitate expansion of Pine Camp, and they purchased a small farm near Sandy Creek (south of Adams), Jefferson County, New York.  Nellie worked there for the Corse Press.  Pearl and Nellie had the following children:

 

(1. Vivian Arlene Waful: (photos)(more info) Born 26 August 1911 at Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 24 July 1980 at Keeseville, Clinton County, New York (near Plattsburgh); interred there in Evergreen Cemetery.  Graduated from Evans Mills High School, Evans Mills, LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York, and Potsdam State Normal School, Potsdam, St. Lawrence County, New York.  After graduation taught 4 years at several schools in New York, including LeRaysville Grammar School for the 1933-34 term.  Married George Philip Cummings (photos) (b. 4 Dec 1909 at Keeseville, NY, d. there 27 Sep 1981; interred with Vivian), son of Eugene A. and Margaret M. (Miner) Cummings of Keeseville, New York, on 30 August 1934 at the parsonage of the First Methodist-Episcopal Church of Plattsburgh, Clinton County, New York and continued to reside at Keeseville.  George graduated from Keeseville High School and initially worked at Keeseville.  For 4 years during World War II George and family moved to Buffalo, Erie County, New York where George worked in the airplane engine manufacturing plant (converted from a Chevrolet automobile plant).  They subsequently moved back to Keeseville, where George was employed by the Champlain Transportation Company.  George and Vivian had the following children:

 

(a. Gail Sandra Cummings: (photos) Born 1935.  Married (?) Winter in 1959 and resided in New York.  Gail and her husband had the following children:

 

(1) Dean Winter: Died about 2009.

 

(2)

 

(3)

 

(4)

 

(5)

 

(6)

 

(b. Jill Margaret Cummings: (photos) Born 1941 at Buffalo, Erie County, New York.  Married John Daniel Mussen (b. 1926 at Keeseville, NY) in 1984 at Hagerstown, Maryland and in 2013 resided in Maryland.  Jill and John had the following son:

 

(1) Christopher Todd Mussen: Born 1987 at Havre de Grace, Maryland.

 

(2. Glenn Hiram Waful: (photos) (more info) Born 1918.  Graduated from LeRaysville Grammar School and Evans Mills High School in 1935 (class of abt 13).  To get back and forth from high school, Glenn purchased and operated an Indian motorcycle.  Subsequently graduated 1938 (2 year program) from the New York State Ranger School at Wanakena, New York and worked as a ranger in New England; to be qualified for admission Glenn had to go to school in Watertown to learn more advanced geometry and algebra, which wasn't available in Evans Mills.  Enlisted in the U.S. Army Medical Corps on 12 April 1941 and did clerical work for 1½ years at a post near Boston, Massachusetts.  Applied for and was accepted for officer training in the U.S. Engineer Corps.  In December 1942 was commissioned a 2nd lieutenant in the U.S. Army at Fort Belvoir, Virginia.  Initially assigned to Camp Claiborne, Louisiana, where he served as an engineer instructor.  Served a total of 4½ years during World War II, two of which were in the Pacific Theater of Operations.

 

Following the War Glenn was employed as an engineer by the Syracuse, Onondaga County, New York Department of Public Works, where he designed and constructed roads.  Glenn married Norma Nevada Reed/Smith (photos) (b. 6 Sep 1908, d. 1993, age 87), daughter of John Reed (photos) of Newark, New York (who also had a daughter, who married Harry N. Cornwall of Donsville), on Saturday, 14 August 1948 at the Presbyterian manse at Palmyra, New York.  Glenn and Norma subsequently resided at Glenn’s residence in Syracuse.  In 1959 they resided at North Syracuse, New York.  No children.

 

(3. Ralph E. Waful: (photos) Born about 1927.  Died 1986.  Graduated from LeRaysville Grammar School and Evans Mills High School, best friends throughout childhood with Walter Stanley Cool, son of neighbors Stanley & Louisa (Drake) Cool.  Served in the U.S. Army Air Corps during World War II, including time in the Pacific Theater of Operations.  Married Mary Fraioli and resided at Mamaroneck, Mamaroneck Township, Westchester County (Long Island), New York.  Ralph and Mary had the following children:

 

(a) Michael "Mike" Waful: (photos) Born 1950.  Resided in New York City.  Never married.

 

(b) Kenneth "Ken" Waful: (photos) Married (?) and in 2013 resided in Vermont.  Ken and his wife had the following children:

 

[1. Son.

 

[2. Son.

 

h. Bertie Waful: Born 1870.  Died 1870.

 

3   Tempa Lydia Waful:

 

Born 30 November 1875 in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  Died 6 April 1952 at home in nearby Evans Mills, LeRay Township.  Married Myron Parsons Gardner, generation 3 of the Gardner Annex on 5 December 1894.

 

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Other (unknown) Waful names:

 

1. Edwin Waful/Wafful: Married Ettie Sasenberry and had the following children:

 

a. Ella M. Wafful: (more info) Born and raised in Ava Township.  Died Thursday, 25 May 1967 at the Sunset Nursing Home, Boonville, New York; interred Boonville Cemetery.  Never married.  Moved to Boonville in 1911, where she was employed by the Black River Telephone Company until retirement in 1930.  Resided last at 107 First Street, Boonville, New York.

 

b. Candace H. Wafful: Resided at Boonville, New York.

 

c. Brother: Married (?).

 

2. Homeda Waful: Died 9 April 1918.

 

3. Little Katie’s funeral: 11 September 1892.

 

4. George W. Waful: Born about 1820.  Employed as a farmer.

 

1860 US Census: George, age 40 and employed as a farmer, was heading a household in Rutland Township, Jefferson County, New York. The household also included his wife, Harriet Waful (age 36); and son, George L. Waful (age 10).

 

a. George L. Waful: Born about 1850.

 

5. Barbara (?) (Miller) Waful: Born about 1835 in Germany. 

 

1880 US Census: Barbara, age 45 (b. Germany, as were her parents), was living in the household of her son, William Miller (age 21, b. NYS, parents b. Germany) in LeRay Township, Jefferson County, New York.  The household also included William’s wife, Lorina (sp) Miller (age 22, b. NYS, as were her parents); and William’s sister, Nellie Miller (age 19, b. NYS, parents b. Germany).

 

Barbara (?) apparently married (1st) (?) Miller and had the following children:

 

a. William Miller: Born about 1859 in New York State.  Married Lorina (?) (b. abt 1858).

 

b. Nellie Miller: Born about 1861 in New York State.

 

Barbara (?) Miller apparently married (2nd) (?) Waful.

 

 

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